Category: Events

Through The Looking Glass: Where Curls Meet Fashion

Photo Promotion

IAmMoody is very excited to let you know we have been brought on board to be part of the MN Fashion Week by Twisted Hair Salon and Spa.

Fashion Week Minnesota #FWMN. Presenting a runway show that will feature collections from Local Motion,Primp, Haley Lord,Mimi Nuygen Larue’s and Minq. Hair by Lorraine Massey and Twisted Hair Salon and Spa., and accessories designer Liz Oie.

  • Dinner Catered By Crave
  • Special live performance by Luna & Walter, Pocket Watch, Nollie Ocean, and Alicia Keys and Beyonce Impersonators
  • Wine paring with your curl types by Amusee Wine
  • Book signing, Meet and Greet with Lorraine Massey
  • A portion of the event proceeds, 50% presale ticket, and 10% of vendor sales will benefit our non-profit partner, Keep A Child Alive.


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Sisu | Brave + Beautiful Runway Show

UPDATE: VIP tickets are sold out but you can still get general admission tickets at Eventbrite.

On November 15th 2014, from 630-10pm Sisu will host the Brave + Beautiful Runway show as part of its one (1) year celebration. Sisu is an amazing boutique in Woodbury MN that aims to create a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere. An atmosphere where women can relax and feel at home as they shop for a specific occasion  or just because. So during the event laugh, be comfortable, have a good time… and when you post about it use their hashtags: #shopwithsisu #sisustyle.

Not only is it a great experience going through their website and learning about Sisu, it gets better as you read the details for the Brave + Beautiful Runway Show. As mentioned in the Facebook event; “Proceeds from event + raffle ticket sales will benefit Tubman a local non-profit that helps women, children and families struggling with relationship violence, substance abuse and mental health. (For more information on Tubman and their services, please visit )”. I am extremely excited to be a part of this event celebrating Sisu and supporting Tubman.  

For more info on tickets or raffle items, click below:
Twitter – @ShopWithSisu
Instagram – shopwithsisu Pinterest

“Some might call it backbone, spunk, stamina, or guts.  Whatever you choose to call it, sisu is a measure of integrity that surpasses the hardship and sees through to the end. It is an inherent characteristic or mindset that anyone can possess.” –

If you didn’t know about Sisu, now you know. When you get a chance explore or visit the retail location below. Their hours are Monday- Saturday 10am – 7pm, Sunday 12pm- 5pm.

2170F Eagle Creek Lane
Woodbury, MN 55129
(651) 436-2076

Summer Breeze – Fashion Show – Calhoun Beach Club

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Relax and enjoy a stylish evening… As we prepare to welcome summer, Fashion Group International of Minneapolis St. Paul is planning a stylish evening show casing the best swimwear & summer wear offered by local boutiques, with stylish accessories by local designers. These top trends will be modeled on the rooftop poolside at the Calhoun Beach Club.

We hope you’ll join us…

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Special Thanks…
Calhoun Beach Club
MC – Ali Kaplan & Grant Whitaker
Stylist – Richard Moody
Hair & Makeup – Susan Swanson
Music – Vaughn Lovely
Photography – Chris McDuffie
Aviv Vodka
Realia by Jen
Nani Nalu
J. W. Hulme Company
The Bow Tie Shoppe
Tommy Bahama
Urban Eatery
Honest-1 Auto Care

Presented by Fashion Group International of Minneapolis / St. Paul and co-sponsored by The Calhoun Beach Club & Aviv Vodka

The Dandies Project Coming April 5, 2014

The Dandies Project is a photo project designed to highlight the positive impact that many men of color have brought to their own community not only doing it with a sense of purpose but a sense of style!!
The Dandies Project in its physical form will be a yearly coffee table book that will highlight various dandies style and backgrounds.
Our mission is simple, “giving new life to the story of the “man of color.”

The goal of this yearly book would be to bring more
positive light to the role of men of color in society and to also bring light to local and national charities who are making positive strides in bringing positive impact to the community.

Overall there are roughly 17 dandies to be featured in this years book that will take place at Handsome Cycles on Saturday April 5th from 7pm – 10pm which will include prints from the photo exhibit and copies of the book for patrons to view and pre-order.


The Mission
The Dandies Project was designed to highlight the positive influence & impact that men of color have in their community while keeping a strong sense of individuality thru personal self awareness and style.

The Dandy Description
(dan·dy): a gentleman who places particular importance upon physical aesthetics, refined in language and leisure. His life pursued with the importance of individuality while having a driven purpose.

Presented By:
Handsome Cycles | IamMoody |

Photography by:
Nick Gallop of Gallop Studios

#MNdandies2014 #theDandiesProject

The Dandies Project Underway

So excited to be at the photo shoot for the Dandies Project – it is fabulous seeing all these wonderful men having their pics for the release of this wonderful table top type book in January. There will be all kinds of opening events and promotion done for you to see, keep watching the Moody web site for updates — and envy me for being here as a part of it! How cool –

CRAVE presents Pink Carpet Event

CRAVE restaurant, along with local sponsors, is hosting the second annual Pink Carpet Event to benefit Susan G. Komen on Friday, October 11 at Muse Event Center.

All Kaskaid Hospitality concepts including CRAVE, figlio, Urban Eatery, Union Fish Market, BLVD and the latest concept Boneyard, will all be on site with featured cuisine. Jewelry designer and founder of the Pink Carpet Event, Sara Beth Goldfine of SBG Designs will showcase the latest styles in a pop-up shop featuring a special Pink Collection. Proceeds from the collection will benefit Susan G. Komen.

Throughout the evening, three live musical acts – Tambuca, Twin Cities cover band H$B and DJ Mo – will perform.

Tickets are available at

WHEN: Friday, October 11, 2013

VIP reception: 7 p.m. until 9:30 p.m.

General event: 9:30 p.m. until 2 a.m.

WHERE: Muse Event Center

107 3rd Ave N

Minneapolis, MN 55401

TICKETS: General Admission: $50 – access to event from 9:30 p.m. until 2 a.m.

VIP Admission: $125 – open bar and food, access to event from 7-9:30 p.m. and general event from 9:30 p.m. until 2 a.m.

To buy tickets:

About the Pink Carpet Event

The Pink Carpet Event was created out of a passion to pursue a cure for breast cancer and provide a premier social engagement for those wanting to help join the fight. Local jewelry designer, Sara Beth Goldfine Baratz of SBG Designs, approached CRAVE with the idea of throwing a premiere event to raise funds and fight the disease that has hit very close to home. Sara’s sister, Elly Zweigbaum, was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 38. Elly is now a cancer survivor, whose resilient response to the disease inspired Sara to join the fight against breast cancer and create The Pink Carpet Event.


CRAVE fulfills the vision of a vibrant restaurant where the cuisine, service, atmosphere, energy and value are second to none. CRAVE offers fresh and innovative cuisine along with an impeccable wine selection brought to life in a chic yet casual atmosphere. A grand sushi bar extends the dining experience, appealing to both traditional sushi lovers and adventurous epicureans. CRAVE has four Minnesota locations, as well as out-of-state locations in Orlando, Omaha, Miami and Cincinnati. At each location, patrons enjoy a familiar yet unforgettable dining experience. For more information visit

Nicole Henry at the Dakota Jazz Club

“I had the sense of being in the presence of a pop-soul superwoman whose every gesture and inflection conveyed confidence and mastery…. time and again she invested familiar songs with an extra fillip of conviction and made you reconsider the words.” – Stephen Holden, The New York Times

“…the vocal love-child of Whitney Houston and Sarah Vaughan.” – Jordan Levin, Miami Herald

Nicole Henry has firmly established herself as one of the most acclaimed entertainers in jazz. Her powerfully expressive voice and her soulful, sophisticated and uplifting energy has earned her three top 10 albums. Adding to her vocal talents, Nicole’s beauty and on-stage rapport combines confidence, sincerity and a touch of sass, confirming her as an all-around beguiling performer to audiences in over 15 countries.

Nicole Henry, vocals
Terry Burns, bass
Joe Elliott, guitar
Sean Turner, piano
David Chiverton, drums

Her 2004 debut CD release, The Nearness of You, won considerable attention from audiences and critics in the U.S. and in Japan, where they named Nicole Best New Jazz Artist of 2004. The following year, Nicole’s Teach Me Tonight reached #1 in Japan and was named HMV Japan’s Best Vocal Jazz Album of 2005. Finally, 2008′s The Very Thought of You substantially expanded her American audience, reaching #7 on Billboard’s jazz chart.

Growing up in a musical family in Bucks County, PA, Nicole immersed herself in the arts early on, singing in school and church, and studying cello and ballet. After graduating from the University of Miami with a degree in Communications and Theatre, Nicole launched a successful acting career, appearing in commercial roles as well as a series of voiceover assignments. But she directed her strongest passion toward the development of her full-time singing career which was quickly rewarded in her present hometown, when the Miami New Times named Nicole “Best Solo Musician 2002.” She continues to be a winner on every stage she graces.

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Come out to Bike 4 Willie, a benefit fundraiser for Willie Shuford.

Willie has been diagnosed with a rare cancer known as multiple myeloma and is in need of medical assistance. Willie has been a successful flight attendant for 30+ years. The treatments for this rare blood cancer is very costly, this is your chance to reach deep into your pockets and help this wonderful man.

Bike 4 Willie is a fundraiser event that will bring many together to tune up your bike, go for a ride, and enjoy a buffet.

Meet up your fellow riders for a free bike clinic outside of Tin Fish Restaurant at 3000 E Calhoun Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55408.
Take a casual ride around Lake of the Isles, Lake Calhoun and Lake Harriet.
Silent Auction and Buffet Dinner at Uptown Tavern and Rooftop at 1400 Lagoon St, Minneapolis, MN 55408.

$50 to participate in the whole day
$20 to attend the silent auction and buffet dinner only

All donations can be made payable to Humbleslice LLC

If you are interested in volunteering at Bike 4 Willie, have questions about the event or want to share words of support to Willie Shuford, please email

Kid Icon Talent Search

The Kid Icon Talent Search is a talent competition showcasing varied acts from kids ages 4-13, selected through auditions that will draw statewide competitors. Chosen acts compete for the winning title of their category and a grand price of $250.00 to help performers further their ambitions. The event will feature performances from established guest performers and appearances from a panel of local influential judges.

Live auditions were held Apr 6th and 13th, 2013 and the big show will be:

May 4th, 2013 from 1-4pm
Sabathani Community Center Auditorium
310 E 38th St
Minneapolis, MN 55409

To get more information, purchase your tickets to this lively event and get maps and directions to Sabathani, visit Kid Icon Talent Search 2013.



HAMMS Event is a Minnesota Market for men, women and their pooches – one day only.
[and there’s a twist… one vendor will win up to $5000 from ticket sales!]

Join us for One Day Only!

Saturday, April 20th, 2013

10:00am – 7:00pm

Laura Horn in Dhanurasana (Bow pose), Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, Minnesota.HAMMS Event is a one-day, dog-friendly market for men and women. A Minnesota Market with a twist!
Shop 25,000 square feet of products for both men and women.  Meet the Minnesota Makers themselves, nibble on food from both vendors and food trucks, sip vino and samples of local brew.

HAMMS stands for: Help A Minnesota Maker Succeed. And, it just so happens to take place at the former Hamm’s brewery shipping docks.

dudeHAMMS was born out of the “shop local” and “shop small business” philosophy, and the need for small businesses to stick together to help one another succeed. Funding is difficult for micro businesses, so we have put a spin on the “crowd funding” concept.

The HAMMS Event Founders have taken the “crowd funding” craze one step further and are pledging up to $5000 of ticket sales/donations of HAMMS Event to one lucky vendor. What does “up to $5000″ mean? It means that if we sell $2000 in tickets, one vendor will receive that amount of money, but we want at least $5000 in ticket sales because that will really help one small business take it to the next level.

Apply to be a vendor or come support them by shopping the HAMMS Event.

You can make a difference in the small business commmunity.image_1